Ole Larson's Folks

No close family anniversaries. Born in Zundert, Holland, on this date in 1853: painter Vincent Van Gogh. Top photo: “Wheat Field with Crows,” painted in 1890, shortly before the artist’s suicide. Below, one of several self-portraits he painted.


Van Gogh was in the news in March of 2015, when new research suggested a previously unnoticed religious-historical allusion in one of his famous paintings.  Read more …


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